Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Tasmania

Are you ready to take an Australian vacation and looking for dog-friendly accommodation in Tasmania? With Covid-19 having turned the world upsidedown, many have found themselves housebound with their pets stuck indoors for months on end.  With restrictions lifting, now is the perfect time to pack your bags and your pooch in the car, and head off into the wild blue yonder for a well-earned vacation.

Dog-Friendly Accommodation

in Tasmania


You don’t have to leave your pets behind when going on a holiday to Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Tasmania. Instead, all you need is to find pet-friendly accommodation that will accept you and your four-legged buddy. Sadly, finding these accommodations can be quite a ‘pain in the neck’ as we soon found out. So we are here to take the hard work out for you so all you need to do is make the booking!


Tasmania, like Adelaide Hills, is famous for its Apple Blossom so you may want to book a ‘Spring Vacation’.  If you are taking a pet, then popping your vehicle onboard when you depart Victoria on The Spirit of Tasmania. There is a free offer on right now to take your vehicle as a government incentive so check that out!


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Tasmania – Rathmore

Shearers Quarters – Hollow Tree, Rathmore

These beautiful accommodations have a barbecue, plus offers pet-friendly accommodation in The Hollow Tree and worth booking.

Sip your drink or a cup of coffee from your terrace or balcony. Plus, there is a shared kitchen.

Breakfast supplies are included too: muesli, milk, tea, coffee, sugar, bread, butter and home-made jams are offered for your self-serve breakfast.

Fishing and hiking are the most common things to do nearby.

The nearest airport is Hobart International Airport, 58 km from the property.


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Tasmania – Westerway, Ellenvale

Blue Wren Cottage – Westerway

Set in Westerway in the Tasmania region, this lovely property has a patio and stunning river views.

They can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge but it isn’t included plus you need to bring your dog’s bedding etc.

Continental and buffet breakfast options are available so no need to lug groceries with you and you can enjoy in the privacy of your accommodation or in the garden.

The nearest airport is Hobart International Airport, 61 km away.


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Tasmania – Port Sorell

Roosters Rest – Port Sorell

Book direct via their Facebook and support a local business.

Roosters Rest is very much a family-owned business and offers 2 pet-friendly, fully self-contained lodges. These are set tucked away into lovely gardens and surrounded by 5-acres of Australian natural bushland.


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Tasmania – George Town

The Grove Cottages – George Town

50 km from Launceston Nanna’s Georgian home (c. 1835) is located near Tamar River valley. You’ll enjoy fine wines in this area too so plan a trip to the wineries while here.

The Grove Cottages is 100 km from Devonport so you’ll need transport.


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Tasmania – Bothwell

Ratho Farm – Bothwell, Tasmanian Central Highlands

Tasmania’s Warmest Welcome

Ratho Farm is a boutique-style 1800’s accommodation in the Central Highlands in Tasmania, Australia with a golf course which is the oldest in the country.

The16 bedroom accommodation that is available is set in restored convict cottages.

Nearby are the famous and world-class trout fishing and worth booking.

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3 thoughts on “Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Tasmania

  1. Wow. These are great tips on dog friendly accommodations in Tasmania. Hope one day i will be in Tasmania and i will really follow this tips that you stated here. Also, kodus to the owners of the accommodations for being pet friendly.

  2. Planning a trip to summer this Tassie and didn’t even think about bringing our furry family member! Might need to rethink this now 🙂

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